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211 new Lancashire coronavirus infections and where they are – Lancs Live

Blackburn with Darwen, Preston, Hyndburn and Pendle recorded large increases and at least one new case recorded in all 14 Lancashire boroughs

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Coronavirus mutating and patients dying quicker now than in first wave, say SAGE papers – Mirror Online

The New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group said the new findings could mean Covid-19 is now becoming more infectious. They also said patients…

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Coronavirus is mutating and patients could be dying more quickly than in the first wave, SAGE papers published yesterday show.
The New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group (NERVTAG) said the findings could mean Covid-19 is now becoming more infectious.
But researchers said the UK did not have the capability to study these mutations and understand whether they could be harmful, Mail Online reports.
Scientists at NERVTAG, which works with the Government’s scientific advisory group…

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Covid blood plasma donation: What is blood plasma? – BBC News

The NHS wants us to donate blood plasma to help fight Covid-19. But why?

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The NHS wants people who have recovered from coronavirus to donate their blood plasma.It’s part of a trial looking at whether it can be used to fight Covid-19.
Fourteen new donation centres are opening in England over the next few months including in places such as Lancaster and Leeds.
But what is plasma in the blood? How could blood plasma donations be used to treat people who are seriously ill with coronavirus?
BBC health correspondent Laura Foster explains
Video by Mattea Bubablo, Laura Foster…

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Covid is mutating and patients are dying QUICKER in second wave, Sage papers reveal – The Sun

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COVID-19 is “mutating” and patients are dying quicker as the UK battles the second wave of the killer disease, new SAGE papers reveal.
The findings released today by the Government offer scientific insights into the pandemic which has killed 44,571 people in Britain.
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Covid-19 is mutating and the changes could increase the spread of the disease, a new SAGE paper saysCredit: PA:Press Association
One of the most startling admissions is that…

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